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Hoe, heaven, and hell : my boyhood in rural New Mexico / Nasario García ; foreword by Marc Simmons.

Title
Hoe, heaven, and hell : my boyhood in rural New Mexico / Nasario García ; foreword by Marc Simmons.
Author
García, Nasario.
Publication
  • Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2015.
  • ©2015

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Details

Description
xv, 3 unnumbered pages, 340 pages : illustrations, map; 24 cm.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Autobiography.
  • Biography
  • Autobiographies
  • Biographies
  • Biographies.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
My placita: setting the stage -- A broken window -- Respect, obedience, and morality -- The venerable kitchen -- Witchcraft, beliefs, and superstitions -- Dad: master kite builder -- Spring house cleaning -- Wash day meant pinto beans -- A fleet of flatirons -- Cleanliness: a sense of character -- Gold in lead barrels -- A trip to the Monte -- Wedding bells and the whole shebang -- May I sharpen my pencil? -- La Mantanza: a festive occasion -- A diaper, sliced potatoes, and vinegar -- It's posole time! -- From cleaning ditches to planting crops -- Sunbonnets, straw hats, and praying for rain -- Lent and Holy Week -- The three Cs: catechism, confusion, and communion -- Cattle roundups and camaraderie -- Fiestas, food, and fun -- Harvest time and field mice -- Canning time -- Polite Politicians -- Humor comes in a variety of ways -- Freedom: a priceless commodity -- From cradle to grave -- Hoe, heaven, and hell -- One final glimpse.
ISBN
  • 9780826355652 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 082635565X (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780826355669 (electronic) (canceled/invalid)
LCCN
^^2014021675
OCLC
889666417
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library